Mumbai: National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC), Circa 1990. Vintage narrow margin reference photograph of Satyajit Ray on the set of the 1990 film. Provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome," and label of photographer Nemai Ghosh, on verso. Ghosh worked closely with Ray as his official still photographer for nearly twenty-five years.
Based on the 1882 play by Henrik Ibsen. When a good doctor discovers the cause of an outbreak of illness among the townsfolk is the holy water at the local temple (and tourist attraction), he is met with unexpected resistance and hostility.
Set in the town of Chandipur, India.
4.25 x 6.25 inches. Very Good plus.
Criterion Collection Eclipise 40.